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Security Risk Assessment Defined: Risk assessments are essential activities performed on your company’s security infrastructure that reveal threats to key corporate assets and vulnerabilities in your current security controls. The ultimate goal of a risk assessment is to define appropriate safeguards tailored to your company’s risk profile and priorities. Many companies also conduct risk assessments as a key part of security regulation compliance.   How Do I Buy...

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American companies and individuals paid $325 million in ransomware in 2015 and attacks are on the rise. Ransomware has been detected on 753,684 U.S. computers and is one of the biggest threats to businesses of all sizes in 2017 and beyond. Ransomware is only one type of over 200,000 new malware samples are being discovered every day. A new major zero-day (as in zero warning) vulnerability...

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Security Risk Assessment Defined: Risk assessments are essential activities performed on your company’s security infrastructure that reveal threats to key corporate assets and vulnerabilities in your current security controls. The ultimate goal of a risk assessment is to define appropriate safeguards tailored to your company’s risk assessment objectives, risk profile and priorities. Many companies also conduct risk assessments as a key part of security regulation compliance.   What...

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BC, DR, HA, Pick Your Acronym Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, High Availability, system uptime…   These are all terms that describe one of the most important needs of almost any business. Keeping your company running is one of the top 3 objectives of a security. But it’s often overlooked when many companies are planning their security.   By failing to plan, you plan to fail. And a lack of a business continuity plan...

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When it comes to your employee’s, most businesses have blind faith in their employee’s ability to screen security threats and steer clear of online danger. Studies show, though, that employees who do not have cyber security training, and not your security systems, are often the cause of security breaches. Employees often carelessly open emails, click on links and open attachments from malicious sources. Without training, employees...

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If you are like many companies that need to ramp up your security toward the ultimate goal of strong compliance level security, then you are not alone.  This is a natural progression of security as companies grow or become more concerned about their data, system up-time, customer data, their reputations or satisfying their customer’s requirements for compliance level strong security.   Compliance level security, leverages regulation best...

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Companies that get complete 3rd party security reviews develop balanced security strategies. Lack of security visibility can result in security vulnerabilities and can lead to a very imbalanced security infrastructure with over or under budget spending or mis-allocation of resources.   Top vulnerabilities caused by the lack of a complete risk assessment.   Lack of regular security testing. Failing to use the right security testing regularly can lead to...

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Most companies are unregulated and so they often think that the requirements for high levels of security don’t apply to them. But regulations are only one reason that companies need to adopt strong security (compliance level security).   Here are five important transitional signs that your company needs to elevate your security toward strong security compliance levels.   If your company is required to be security compliant, check out...

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Is Security Compliance Cost Out of Your Reach? Over the years, assessing security levels and demonstrating security compliance hasn’t been a core focus for many small to mid-size service companies’. Yes, information security has always been important, but in the last few years, customers have begun to require companies to elevate their security posture and to attest to security compliance as a requirement to continue doing...

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When many companies think about business security, they tend to operate with one goal: Taking the steps necessary to protect against the very basic risks like a data breach or infrastructure downtime. Now, while that broad goal is an important first step, there’s a big difference between “sleep at night” security and true compliance-level security. Ultimately, security compliance is the goal whether mandated by regulations,...

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